University Masters Degree - Health Sciences

Universitary Master in Healt Humanitarian Action

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Qualification University Master in Health Humanitarian Action (M161)

Web del Máster
Participating Universities University of Alcalá
Organising Centre, Department or Institute University of Alcalá
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Medical humanitarian organisation "DOCTORS OF THE WORLD (MdM)"

Cruz Roja

Other External Collaborating Entities that participate: MSF, AMREF, FARMAMUNDI, SAVE THE CHILDREN, OXFAM.
Teaching centre(s) University of Alcalá
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Year Course Started 2017-18 (RD 1393/2007)
Credits 90 ECTS
Official Duration One and a half academic years full-time
Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course 60 ECTS credits for students matriculated full-time, 30 part-time.
Type of teaching Semipresencial
Language/s Spanish and English
Professional qualification
This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.
Orientation Professional
Directors Consuelo Giménez Pardo
University Professor

Jose Félix Hoyo
Doctors of the World
Coordinators Quality Coordination
Dra. Consuelo Giménez Pardo

Academic Committee Consuelo Giménez Pardo (UAH)
José Félix del Hoyo (MdM)
Vicerrector de Profesorado y Ordenación Académica (UAH)
Decano de la Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud (UAH)
Coordinadora General de Médicos del Mundo

Academics Issues:
Dra. Consuelo Giménez Pardo

Administrative Issues:

Objectives and competences

The goals of this master"s degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competences required to obtain a master"s degree, in accordance with article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competences which must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Access and Admission

Registration deadlines
Number of places for new Total places available: 30

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master programme.
Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.
General access conditions
Specific admission conditions Entry profile:
Estudiantes de los siguientes Grados y Licenciaturas: Medicina, Enfermería, Fisioterapia y Biología Sanitaria.

Selection criteria:
Valoración del curriculum vitae completado con una carta de declaración de interés
Aplicación de un baremo de puntuación ponderado que valora:
  • Titulación académica (grado y licenciatura), ponderado por la media de titulación y año de finalización: máximo 3 puntos
  • Experiencia previa y otros méritos (trabajos, cursos, seminarios y/o seminarios realizados con los perfiles del Máster): máximo 2 puntos
  • Conocimiento de idiomas: máximo 1 punto
    ·Certificación oficial de Nivel B1 (mínimo) (Marco Común Europeo de Referencia para las Lenguas)
    ·De no existir acreditación oficial, se realizará una prueba de traducción y comentario de un texto científico en inglés

Student information and guidance

Programme and teaching staff

Programme (this information must be read in order to matriculate properly)
Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations
Credit recognition
Collaboration agreements and programmes

Registration, fees and grants


Teaching Schedule and Venue

Venue Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Material resources available to course participant

Material resources Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

External Practicums

Quality Guarantee

Course audit
Audit report
Audit ruling
Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration
Course implementation
Quality guarantee system
Quality committee Manuel Rodríguez Zapata (Decano)
Consuelo Giménez Pardo (Directora del Master)
Jose Felix Hoyo (Director del Master)
Elena Urdaneta (Coordinadora General de Médicos del Mundo)
Lourdes Lledó García (Representante PDI)
David Alcalá Morales (Estudiante)
Francisca Ibarro (PAS)
Complaints and Suggestions
Monitoring reports Recently implanted degree

Information leaflet